Proposal: better library management ideas (was: how to checkout proper submodules)

Simon Marlow marlowsd at
Wed Jun 19 12:30:18 CEST 2013

On 09/06/13 17:51, Ian Lynagh wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 09, 2013 at 11:15:37AM -0500, Austin Seipp wrote:
>>> I'm referring to Joachim Breitner's work on
>>> splitting the base.
>> So what's the timeline here?
> As soon as possible after 7.8 is branched.

Has there been a decision somewhere on what to do? The wiki page sets 
out the parameters of the design, but doesn't have any conclusions that 
I could see.  Splitting base has the potential to be extremely 
destabilising, I want to make sure that we're getting appreciable 
benefits in exchange.


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